Vlog: CCC Turns 6!

CCC turned 6 years old this week! Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way.

A CCC Christmas and Your 2017 Favorites

It’s our favorite time of the year at CCC! We’ve been enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday season while finishing client projects with care. As we count down toward Christmas Day and the New Year, we wanted to showcase your favorites from throughout the year. Enjoy! Top 5 Most Read Posts of 2017Continue reading “A CCC Christmas and Your 2017 Favorites”

50 Things I’m Grateful For, Fall 2017 Edition

When I started my business in 2012, I knew that gratitude and helping others would play a large part. Each year, I write down 50 things I’m grateful for as a reminder to not take any blessings for granted, large or small. Show your gratitude by sharing your list (of any size) in the commentsContinue reading “50 Things I’m Grateful For, Fall 2017 Edition”

4 Ways Running Can Help You Run A Business

Running translates well to running a business on several fronts. Runners can draw inspiration and insight from their hobby while they tackle the tough task of running a business.

5 Years In: Life as a Small Business Owner

Something crazy happened this week: CCC celebrated its 5th anniversary. In the midst of client projects and deadlines, I almost missed it — which is so appropriate. It was just another day in what has become my life as a small business owner. When I started this journey, I never thought I’d get here. Sure, IContinue reading “5 Years In: Life as a Small Business Owner”

Yes, Small Business Owners, There is a Holiday Season

It’s our favorite time of year at CCC. The holidays bring so much joy and cheer — fun festivities, beautiful decorations and spending time with family and friends. How do you take part while still running your business? “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas Ev’rywhere you go; Take a look in the five-and-ten,Continue reading “Yes, Small Business Owners, There is a Holiday Season”

Small Business Planning: Look Back to Move Forward

The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect on one’s life and business. While we’re all anxious to start off the New Year on the right foot, don’t skip a vital part of the business planning process. Take time to look back before you look ahead. Take Time to Reflect Reflect onContinue reading “Small Business Planning: Look Back to Move Forward”

5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read

We’re big readers here at CCC. As Mr. King reminds us below, that’s a good thing because we’re writers, and we like to be well-versed at our craft. Reading is important even if you don’t write though. Business professionals and owners everywhere can benefit from knowledge and experience shared in a good book. “If youContinue reading “5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read”

Does Your Small Business Have a Contingency Plan?

In preparation of the 2016 election, I recently attended my second year of Precinct Election Official (PEO) training by the local Board of Elections (BOE). In addition to keeping up with new developments, it’s helpful to review the massive amounts of information prior to each election. What are the massive amounts of information? In additionContinue reading “Does Your Small Business Have a Contingency Plan?”

What Makes a Successful Public Speaker? These 3 Key Points

Recently I had the pleasure of attending a networking luncheon hosted by my alma mater’s alumni association. While I always look forward to meeting fellow Flashes, I was particularly interested in hearing our city’s mayor speak. Mayor Horrigan was as good as I thought he would be, which made me think about what makes publicContinue reading “What Makes a Successful Public Speaker? These 3 Key Points”